Cucina Rustica: Simple, Irresistible Recipes in the Rustic Italian Style (Paperback)
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A go-to, no-fuss cookbook for anyone who loves Italian food but needs a a simple repertoire of country-style recipes that don't require a lot of preparation or cooking time.
Cucina Rustica, "the rustic 'kitchen," is Italian food at its simplest and freshest—a celebration of the complete Italian meal from soup to dessert. With more than 250 recipes that use readily available ingredients in deliciously creative combinations, culinary multitaskers Viana La Place and Evan Kleiman offer a style of cooking and eating that's inviting, easy, and elegant.
About the Author
Viana La Place is the author of numerous books on Italian cooking, including Desserts and Sweet Snacks, Rustic Italian Style, and Panini, Bruschetta, Crostini. She lives in San Francisco and spends part of each year in Italy.
Evan Kleiman is the executive chef and owner of Los Angeles' enormously successful Angeli Caffe. She is the bestselling coauthor (with Viana La Place) of Pasta Fresca, Cucina Fresca, and Cucina Rustica. She has also authored two of her own cookbooks, Angeli Caffe Pizza Pasta Panini and Cucina del Mare, and is the host of GoodFood, a weekly radio show on Los Angeles National Public Radio Station.